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Many symbols of Utah can be found in our Utah coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

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Utah OutlineState Name: Utah
State Nickname: The Beehive State
State Capital: Salt Lake City
State Governor: Gary Herbert
State Abbreviation: Utah
2 letter Postal Code: UT
Area: 84,916 square miles
Date Entered the Union: Jan. 4, 1896
State #: 45
Borders: Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada
Utah flagFlag Meaning: A gold circle surrounds the state seal. The blue background stands for vigilance, perseverance and justice. the beehive on the shield represents industry. The American Eagle symbolizes protection in peace and war. The sego lilies surrounding the beehive represent a time when starving Mormans ate lily bulbs. The state motto ("Industry") appears above the beehive. The two dates at the bottom of the shield, represent the year the Mormans came to the state (1847) and the year Utah joined the Union.(1896) This latest version of the flag was adopted in 1913.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 3
State Motto: Industry
State Flower: sego lily
State Bird: California gull
State Song: "Utah, We Love Thee"
State Tree: blue spruce
State Mammal: Rocky Mountain elk
State Fish: Bonneville cutthroat trout
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Salt Lake City, Provo, West Valley City, West Jordan, Orem, Sandy, Ogden, St. George, Layton, Taylorsville
Famous Residents:
- Maude Adams, actress
- Roseanne Barr, actress
- Butch Cassidy, outlaw
- Donny & Marie Osmond, singers
- Brigham Young, religious leader
- Loretta Young, actress
Attractions: Uintah Reservation, Boyce Canyon, Natural Bridge, Zion National Park, Bingham Canyon Copper Pit, Bonneville Speedway, Dead Horse Point, Goosenecks of the San Juan River, Hot Pots, Monument Valley, Ruins of Prehistoric Cliff Dwellings
Agriculture: alfalfa, cattle, dairy products, poultry, sheep, wheat
Natural Resources: coal, copper, iron ore, lead, petroleum, uranium, zinc

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